Order DescriptionThis is a compare and contrast essay
You must provide information from both sides of the argument, but your essay should take a clear side and explain why this choice is the better option.
• Consider who your audience will be. Are you informing the public of the issue Are you appealing to a governing body to take your side Are you informing a specific group in hopes of gaining its support for your cause Take your audience into consideration when formulating your approach. Audience awareness is a critical component of any good argumentative essay.
•First and second person narration are not allowed for this essay.
•Since you need to know how to write longer essays for other classes, this essay cannot be a 5 –paragraph style essay. You must be able to expand on that style of essay to write longer and more complex essay. Anything
under or over this limit will be penalized.
•Transitions and linking ideas (organizational styles) are very important for this essay.
•Introductions and conclusions are also important.
•Be mindful of your target audience when writing.
A minimum of two GALILEO sources are required. They may all be from the same database (such as Opposing Viewpoints or Academic Search Premier).
There must be a balance of information from all sources, and that information must also be balanced throughout the essay.
Proper format for MLA parenthetical citations is required.
•Proper format for quotations is also required for this essay.
•The Works Cited page must be in correct MLA format. Remember that a Works Cited page is not the same as an Annotated Bibliography, which you will have to also submit for this essay.